Launched in India in 1996. Samurai is not in production now.
In Japanese, Samurai stands for a 'powerful warrior'. The association of Suzuki from Japan and TVS Motors from India, paved the way for the production of one of the best-selling motorcycle, the Samurai. This 2-wheeler served as the most reliable and styled motorcycle for many years. It had attracted youngsters and adults of the country in the same manner.
Samurai sits on the famous 98.2cc, 2-stroke engine that used to power the TVS MAX 100. It delivers a maximum power of 7.8 bhp @ 5500 rpm and a peak torque of 9.8 Nm @ 5000 rpm. Engine then meshes with a 4-speed manual gearbox to transfer the motion to rear wheels. This motorcycle features typical telescopic oil-damped front suspension and hydraulic shock absorbers with swing arm rear suspension. The 130mm drum brakes at rear and front deals with the braking force. This 100 kg motorcycle can hit a top speed of 87 kmph. Fuel tank capacity of this Suzuki is 12 litres.
Suzuki has stopped the production of Samurai years ago. But this popular 100cc motorcycle is quiet famous these days and doing a good business in second sale markets. This bike can be found in dirt bike and beach bike races.